Great Lakes Calendar
Welcome to the new Great Lakes Calendar!
The Great Lakes Calendar features events from around the region that may be of interest to Great Lakes stakeholders, with a focus on professional conferences and events relevant to research, science, policy, and education. If you have an event you would like to publicize, please submit it below!
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For the eighth year, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is bringing the world of cinema to northeast Michigan! From January 22nd through 26th, residents and travelers to Alpena will be treated to some of the most impressive ocean and Great Lakes films from around the world.Find out more »
Join a team to search sites on the Rouge River for sensitive aquatic insects.Find out more »
The Great Lakes Stormwater Collaborative is pleased to welcome Nic Buer of the U.S. Geological Survey to discuss the findings of research on the performance of permeable pavement.Find out more »
The 2020 Ludington Regional Fishery Workshop will include presentations from biologists, educators, and fishery managers with Michigan DNR, NOAA/GLERL, MSU and Michigan Sea Grant. Topics will include salmon and trout diets, the impact of quagga mussels on Lake Michigan, and water level expectations for 2020 in addition to updates on stocking levels and other fishery management issues.Find out more »
U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development, Region 7 and the University of Kansas Edwards Campus are co-hosting a workshop exploring issues and solutions surrounding harmful algal blooms in waterbodies within the Midwest and Great Plains. The workshop will include participation from states, tribes and other agencies within U.S. EPA Regions 5, 7 and 8.Find out more »
Wisconsin Wetland Association’s 25th annual Wetland Science Conference will be held February 18-20, 2020, at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, WI.Find out more »
The St. Louis River Summit actively fosters communication, networking and problem-solving on issues affecting the environmental health of the estuary and related community well-being.Find out more »
This annual conference will address some of the major benefits that the Great Lakes provide as well as challenges that they continually face. Topics include legislative developments with ballast water and invasive species; fish diseases and their impacts on the Great Lakes; reclaiming Detroit's industrial waterfront; forecasting harmful algal blooms (HABs); a sneak preview of a new PBS production on HABs, and other Great Lakes topics.Find out more »
The 2020 Great Lakes Day and Great Lakes Congressional Breakfast will be held March 5, 2020, in Washington, D.C. The annual Great Lakes Congressional Breakfast features dialogue on Great Lakes priorities by regional leaders and members of Congress who play a critical role in shaping Great Lakes policies.Find out more »
The Great Lakes Fishery Commission lake committees are composed of representatives from the state, tribal and provincial agencies that are responsible for day-to-day fishery management on the lakes. They hold annual public meetings each March to review progress toward fishery objectives on each of the Great Lakes, as well as a common session to discuss topics of interest to the entire basin.Find out more »